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'Paracas Fantasy' Alpaca Wool Blanket (Peru)
ITEM#: 12084683This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
- Super-soft wool blanket is handmade in Peru by Isidoro C'cahuantico
- Blanket honors Peru's past
- Bedding is made of alpaca wool and replicates the glyphs of Paracas culture
- Reversible with light blue and green shades
During the 1970s, Isidoro C'cahuantico was forced to migrate when terrorist activities swept his region. Accepting various jobs, he soon found himself working as a janitor in a textile factory. Isidoro recalls, 'I became enamored with the textile arts at first sight. At night, when everyone had gone home, I began to look at the looms and machines and to experiment with them. That was the beginning of a vocation, a great gift that I have now also passed to my children. The two older ones work with me, weaving fine alpaca textiles. My daughter makes the best crochet I have ever seen!'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Ships Carbon Neutral*
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days of the order date.
|Dimensions||65.0 in W x 88.6 in H|
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Hi mamaimp, we were able to verify this information with our support team. The answer is no, the blanket may be dry cleaned (recommended) or hand washed in cool water with mild detergent. Thanks for shopping with us.
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